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A blast for the past: 40th celebrations at HHV

More than 100 guests gathered to mark the 40th anniversary of the Howick Historical Village on Sunday March 8. Unveiling of the Plaque at the...

Howick’s History: last Fencible died in 1902

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary, the Times continues its series by Alan La Roche giving readers a glimpse of life as...

The Anglo-South African War or Boer War of 1899 to 1902

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary, the Times continues its series by Alan La Roche giving readers a glimpse of life as...

Howick History: The “Old Age” Pension

Having served in the British Army for 20 years or more, the Fencibles of Howick, worn out, infirm and poor, collected their paltry pensions...

Servant problems?

Local historian Alan La Roche continues his series marking the district’s 170th anniversary last year and the countdown to the 175th celebrations. When the first...

A good education for Howick students?

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary, the Times continues its series by Alan La Roche giving readers a glimpse of...

Punt or bridge the Tamaki River?

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary, the Times continues its series giving readers a glimpse of life as it used...

Preserving food in a Fencible village

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary celebrations, the Times continues its series giving readers a glimpse of life as it...

Early settlers weather prediction

As Howick and districts count down to the 175th anniversary, the Times continues its series giving readers a glimpse of life as it used...

Pam retires after three decades as secretary

Pamela Taylor remembers the very first building that was plonked at the site of what is now the Howick Historical Village. "I think it was...

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